Mayfield’s new Community Playground opens at the MRA!

Mayfield Community Playground

The Mayfield Recreational Association is delighted to announce that the new playground is now open! We’d like to thank Marna for their three years of consulting, fundraising and negotiating planning decisions that it took to get the playground up and running. We are so pleased that finally Mayfield children have somewhere to meet and play … Read more

Defibrillator installed at Mayfield Pavilion

defibrillator at Mayfield Recreational Association

The Mayfield Recreational Association (MRA) now has a defibrillator next to the playing fields. The equipment could mean the difference between life and death to walkers and users of the MRA. During the 2020 Euros, Danish footballer Christian Eriksen collapsed with a cardiac arrest and only survived due to being resuscitated on the pitch. This … Read more

MRA has new Outdoor Gym

outdoor gym

MARNA opened a fantastic new amenity for Mayfield this week – an outdoor gym at the Mayfield Recreational Association (MRA). Mr Philip Barritt, who was chair of the MRA from its inception in 1987 until 2020, cut the ribbon on Saturday and declared the gym open. The small ceremony was attended by people who had … Read more

Working towards a new playground


With Marna, we are now working towards upgrading the playground and we want you to have your say about what sort of playground you want. We have three plans from different companies and we want you to select your first preference out of these. A. Hags Download Hags’ playground presentation as a pdf file or a powerpoint presentation. … Read more

Installation date for outdoor gym

The Marna community group have completed their fundraising efforts for an outdoor gym at the MRA, and installation begins in April. (Unfortunately Brexit and lockdown has meant a delay in some parts arriving from the continent so the start date has had to be pushed back a little.) The gym will complement our existing amenities, and will … Read more

Pop-Up Restaurant completes funding for MRA Outdoor Gym

A pop-up restaurant held in the Memorial Hall has completed a major fundraising effort to provide an outdoor gym in Mayfield. Twenty people enjoyed a Chinese banquet cooked by Andrew Reay-Robinson. Unlike previous pop-up meals, COVID-19 restrictions meant we held it in the main hall with spaced out tables and measures in place to protect … Read more